Bedford Public Library

Bedford, New Hampshire

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Submitted by: Miss Carla on 10/31/2019 - 3:51pm
November is a great time to play! Come explore the fun we have scheduled for the kids this November: Story Times (see our calendar for a list of age appropriate story times and dates). November 2 - Fall Fiber Fun Crafts in the Castle from 11am-2pm November 4 - Book Buzz (Register online) November 6 & 18- Read to Lucy (Call to register for a private 15 minute time) November 7 - Read to Lilly (Call to register for a private 15 minute time)...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 09/27/2019 - 1:08pm
Come join us for a special kind of Story Time - Kamishibai!! It is pronounced Ka-me-she-by and means “Paper Theater.” Popular in Japan in the early 1900’s as a means of entertainment and commerce, Kamishibai employs  the use of a small theater, large illustrated cards, and theatrical voice. The teller of the stories would arrive on bicycle and clap his wooden clappers to alert the children in the village to come for a story!...
Submitted by: Miss Carla on 09/20/2019 - 1:28pm
A new session of Fall Story Times and Programs will begin on October 28th and registration begins Tuesday, October 15.  Call us at 603-472-2300 to sign up or visit our website to sign up online. Bedford cardholders only may attend programs at the Bedford Public Library...
Submitted by: Grace on 08/13/2019 - 9:53am
Fall Story Times begin the week of September 9th and registration begins Monday, August 26th. Call us at 472-2300 to...
Submitted by: Grace on 08/12/2019 - 3:28pm
We did it! All of our young Bedford readers worked together for the past 7 weeks to read over 10,200 hours! Great job, summer readers! Our pizza party on Saturday, August 10th was a big hit with a fun performance from Mr. Aaron and his band and pizza for all who attended, generously donated by 1750 Taphouse, Pizza Bella and Pizza Mia! If you missed out on our end party, don't worry! You can still come in and pick up your beads for your necklace...
Submitted by: Grace on 08/06/2019 - 1:07pm
After almost seven weeks of intergalactic summer reading, we are nearly at 10,000 hours read from all of our summer readers! This Saturday at 11am, August 10th, join us at Bedford Village Common for an OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD celebration! Mr. Aaron will perform at 11am with his band! ...
Submitted by: Grace on 07/23/2019 - 11:03am
Our END OF SUMMER PARTY is on August 10th at 11am at the Gazebo at Bedford Village Common - sign up starting July 29th! We hope your summer is going well! If you haven't come in to sign up for summer reading yet, there's still time!  We'll have free raffles and books for all kids, a performance by Mr. Aaron...
Submitted by: Grace on 06/18/2019 - 11:02am
Join us at the Gazebo behind the library for a hilarious summer reading kick off event! Children of all ages and their grownups can join us as we kick off our Summer Space Mission BLASTOFF with two of the most hilarious guys around! Toe Jam Puppet Band will provide an hour of interactive and fun songs as well as dancing and wiggling!  This event is for Bedford cardholders only and does not require registration. This show is fun for all ages,...
Submitted by: Grace on 06/03/2019 - 7:28pm
Interested in being part of our Spaceflight Crew this summer? You must be a Bedford resident and entering 5th grades through 8th grades this year. Fill out this form right away with your adult, so we can schedule you for a few days to participate this summer! Then, attend a training during the 2nd week of June and you'll be well on...
Submitted by: Grace on 05/15/2019 - 11:37am
Summer is nearly here and we'll be BLASTING OFF this summer with our space-themed summer reading program for ages 0-12! Our program will be slightly different this year, so check out all the details below to learn more!    How it Works: 1. Children aged 0-12 can sign up for the Summer Reading Program beginning June 22nd, 2019 at our kickoff event with Toe Jam Puppet Band at 11am! 2. If you can't make the kickoff event, come to...

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